Duration : 7-8 hours
Pick Up Point : Hotel
Drop Point : Hotel
Vehicle Type : Maruti Swift Dezire/Toyota Innova
Minimum Guest : 02
Places Covered : Dhobi Ghat, Hanging Gardens, Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sanghralaya, Chowpatty Beach, Gateway Of India, Afghan Church, High Court, Mumbai University, Flora Fountain, Victoria Terminus/ Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus & Crawford Market.
Tour Packages : INR 3,000/-
Located near Mahalaxmi Station this laundry has risen to fame as the biggest laundry service in the country. Flocks of people turn up to see the old fashioned stone wash pens where 150 to 200 Dhobi's (laundry men) who collectively work with their families. They hand wash the clothes on the stones to remove dirt and grime and then hang all the clothes in open air to dry which are later hand ironed and delivered to the customers' home. This is one of the unique open air laundries
Green Chili Holidays Tip: Be nice to the laundry men and may be they may let you try your hand at it.
Popularly known as Hanging Gardens, they were laid out in 1881 on top of a reservoir. Special features are the hedges, which are cut into animal shapes. There is also a traditional sun dial which is beautified with flora.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: Climb into the Old Ladies Shoe Tower and get yourself a picture for a lifetime
Mani Bhavan is the residence of Mahatma Gandhi, which acted as a focal point of his political activities between 1917 to 1934 and is now dedicated as a memorial to the Father of the Nation. The museum houses a pictorial gallery, a 20,000 volume research library, a film and recording archive and personal items of Mahatma Gandhi. President Obama and Martin Luther King were a few who have visited Mani Bhavan.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: Read up a little bit on Mani Bhavan to appreciate it's true worth on
A popular beach, in the heart of the city, where festivals such as Coconut Day and Ganesh Chaturthi are celebrated. There are small gardens such as the "Nana-Nani Park", "Bal Udyan" and a memorial of Bal Gangadhar Tilak on the beach.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: If you are someone who loves to experiment with foods (and are able to handle spice), do try the Pav Bhaji and Chana Chor Garam
It was designed by George Wittet in the 16th century to commemorate the visit of King George V & Queen Mary to India. The central dome is 48 feet (15 metres) in diameter and 83 feet (25 metres) above the ground at its highest point. The whole harbour front was realigned in order to come in line with a planned esplanade which would sweep down to the centre of the town.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: If you have the day at leisure, take a ferry ride to The Elephanta Island near by or just step into the Taj Mahal Hotel for high tea.
Dedicated to the British soldiers who died in the Sindh and Afghan campaigns of 1838 and 1843, this church also known as the church of St. John the Evangelist was build in 1847. Records also mention that only one person, one Surgeon William Brydon - a medical officer - out of 16,000 men, returned safely to Jalalabad to tell the tale of a war in which the British suffered their heaviest defeat yet.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: Ask us for timings of mass, if you wish to attend the same.
A typical example of the English Gothic Style of architecture, built in 1878. The University of Mumbai (known earlier as University of Bombay) is one of the oldest universities in India. It was established in 1857 consequent upon "Wood's Education Dispatch", and it is one amongst the first three universities in India.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: If you are a historian, take a pre-organized heritage walk and enjoy not only the faÃ§ade but also the true feel of one of Mumbai's heritage sites.
Flora Fountain is situated in a square in the heart of the commercial area of the city. The Fountain was built in 1869 to honor Sir Bartle Frere, the Governor of Mumbai. A monument to honor the martyrs who laid down their lives for the cause of Maharashtra has also been erected here. The area is now called Hutatma Chowk.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: This area is also known as a book lovers delight as there are plenty of street stalls that sell collectors books, study material and the occasional recent novel too.
Located on D.N. Road, now known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) and is Mumbai's architectural masterpiece. This solid Gothic structure was designed in 1878 by FW STEVENS & cost 1.6 million rupees to build. It is Headquarters of Central Railway system with 14 platforms, Passenger amenities & local trains.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: If you're the adventurous kinds, take a train ride from CST Station- one of the key modes of Transport in the city.
It was designed by William Emerson and constructed in 1867. It was named after Sir Arthur Crawford, the then Municipal Commissioner of Mumbai. It is now renamed Mahatma Phule Market and is principally fresh produce market selling flowers, fruits, Vegetables, meat, fish etc. under one roof.
Green Chili Holidays Tip: If you want to purchase in bulk, the shop keepers give you a worthwhile deal. Gold diggers can hunt for some rare pieces of Jewellery in Zaveri Bazaar